Wimbledon Tennis Tour

Wimbledon is the icon of British tennis with the tennis event of the year taking place at Wimbledon tennis courts every summer. You can now take a tour of Wimbledon and get up close to the courts where all the action takes place year after year!

The Wimbledon Tennis Tour, at a budget friendly £20 per person is the perfect gift idea for anyone who is a tennis fan! The tour starts by taking you behind the scenes of Wimbledon and onto the No 1 and Centre courts giving you a different look to what you would normally experience as a spectator. Away from the courts you will get to see the picnic terraces, press interview room, water gardens and Millennium building where you might just spot some tennis stars! The tour is hosted by tour guides who know the courts, the history and lots of fun titbits inside out and can really give you a new look and insider view of the famous Wimbledon.

After the guided tour of the courts and backstage you will then be able to finish off your experience at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. The museum gives you the opportunity to learn about the history of the court and the sport from its roots as a simple past time to its current format of a worldwide professional sport which attracts fans from all over the world. Along with a series of exhibitions, art and memorabilia from as far back as the 1500s there is also a series of education films such as The Science of Tennis and footage showcasing some of the most memorable highlights from Wimbledon. This is the ultimate tennis museum in the United Kingdom and is consider a must visit for any tennis fan!

The tour will take around 2.5 hours, depending on how long you wish to spend in the museum. There are a limited schedule of tours which take place throughout the year however there are none during the Wimbledon tournament so it is important to book your tour as far in advance as possible and two weeks at the minimum.

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Football Stadium Tours

Loads of men love football, and because men are so hard to buy for, a Football Stadium Tour around their favourite football stadium could be the perfect gift for any football mad friend of yours. You could even be cheeky and give yourself the ultimate match time experience for an entire day.

You can visit the dressing room of your favourite team and imagine what it would be like to take your shirt off the peg, put it on and walk out of the tunnel and onto the pitch to a stadium filled with cheering fans before racing out to play the game. You can visit the stadiums museums and soak up the history of the teams and players that have graced the green and white turf of the stadium and battled for their place in sports history. This makes a stadium tour the best kind of present for a football fan, because it’s an experience they’ll treasure forever.

Some stadium tours even offer the opportunity to have lunch in one of the boxes overlooking the pitch, and for the really lucky ones you can have a training session with the coaches and players from their favourite team- a once in a lifetime experience that few people can claim they’ve had, and it will certainly give them bragging rights down at the local.

So, start researching football stadiums and finding out if they offer any tours or experience days, so you can be sure that your loved one will have the time of their live and be over the moon come Christmas day when they open the envelope and see what they’ve got. Wembley, Old Trafford, Anfield, Stamford Bridge and Emirates are just some of the many stadiums offering these once in a lifetime experiences.

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